Mensa NZ Scholarships are now open for all Tertiary Students

Mensa NZ Scholarships are now open for all Tertiary Students

3. October 2018 - 15:55

Mensa New Zealand Inc is pleased to offer a scholarship to students who are undertaking tertiary study.

Up to three scholarships of $500 each will be awarded at the discretion of the National Committee of Mensa New Zealand

Purpose of Scholarship—To provide financial assistance to a student with an interest in pursuing tertiary education in any field.

Eligibility—Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the scholarship. The candidate must:

  * Be resident in New Zealand  * Be studying at or have been accepted into an approved tertiary education institution

Application Process—Complete the form on our web site  , and we will send you the application form and instructions on how to apply,

Application materials must be received by 1 December 2018 in order to be considered.

The following materials must be submitted: 

* Completed application form. 

* A typed essay (No more than 550 words, double-spaced) addressing one of the following topics:     

  How do you believe your study will assist to:     

  # identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity; or     

  # encourage research in the nature, characteristics and uses of intelligence; or     

  # promote stimulating intellectual and social opportunities for its members 

* One letter of reference or recommendation from a teacher, coach, or other adult who is not an immediate relative.  * Letter of Acceptance or confirmation of study at an approved tertiary education institution.

Selection Process—Recipients will be selected by the National Committee of Mensa New Zealand based on application materials provided. All scholarship applicants will be notified of the Board’s decision by 1 February 2019. Payment will be made to the recipient upon notification, and in accordance with the tertiary education institution’s scholarship guidelines